REID: Some thoughts on the 1 Bloor West proposal

Last week, the owner of the land at 1 Bloor West (the former location of Stollery’s, plus some adjacent property) unveiled a... Read More

Stairs to nowhere, trap streets, and other Toronto oddities

There’s a set of stairs on Greenwood Avenue that lead nowhere. At the top, a wooden fence at the end of someone’s back... Read More

Neighbourhood Walk: Walkin’ Down Main

Today we bring you the fourth in a series of neighbourhood photo essays by Spacing Ottawa contributor Christopher Ryan, as we take a... Read More

UrbSanity: Monumental controversy – Challenging context for memorial

Markers of history and memorials to the tragedies of the past are part of how we imagine ourselves, both individually and... Read More

Book Review – Foundations of Real Estate Development Financing

Author: Arthur C. Nelson (Island Press, 2014) Working and living in a city that is currently in a large development swing after the... Read More

“Fun and frolic” at a Toronto double hanging

“The morning broke dark and gloomy, and with the first faint streaks of early dawn the workmen were industriously employed in... Read More

Visual Thoughts #51

Last VT image: Receding tide at Birch Bay, Washington. *** Isabelle Kim is a Vancouver-based Communications & Design B.A. from... Read More

Women in Design: An interview with Johanna Hurme of 5468796 Architecture

Johanna Hurme is an architect and founding partner of Winnipeg-based 5468796 Architecture. Immigrating from Finland in the mid... Read More

Small Housing Toolkit Released for Free Download

It’s no secret that, in cities across the country, house construction over past several decade has focused on outlying suburban areas... Read More

RELEASE: Surrey unveils first LEED® Platinum Building – The Offices at Newton

Value Property Group unveiled Surrey, British Columbia’s very first LEED® Platinum certified and fully green building on February 5th... Read More